341: Terence Blanchard

This trumpeter and composer is celebrated for his film scores, especially for Spike Lee. His opera Fire Shut Up in My Bones is slated to open the new season at the Met. In this episode, we break format; instead of person, place, and thing, we talk song, song, and song. A conversation about three pieces of music.

Piece 1: Miles Davis, Prayer
Piece 2: Igor Stravinsky, Rite of Spring
Piece 3: Bobby McFerren, He Ran to the Train
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